Wednesday, 16 December 2020

5 Health Tips for Your Child Throughout the School Year

5 Health Tips for Your Child Throughout the School Year. Back to school can be a very scary time for kids there are lots of New Adventures ahead of them we want to make sure those kids starving those ventures in a safe way.

Here are my top 5 tips for parents wanting their kids back to school.

1. first and foremost you want to make sure that your child has a good night's sleep that's the best way to start off the day a sleepy child doesn't learn very well at all for children ages 1 to 3 recommend 12 to 14 hours of sleep a disrespect to recommend 10 to 12:00 hours of sleep ages 7 to 12 we recommend 10 to 11:00 hours of sleep infirmities 1218 recommend at least 8 to 9:00 hours of sleep my second day.

2. For parents is good nutrition you want to make sure their child start today off with a good healthy meal including a good protein the American academy of pediatrics also wants you to remember 52104 tips to help your child have a healthier diet 5 at least 5 healthy fruits and vegetables a day to make sure their child has no more than 2:00 hours of non-academic screen time daily 160 minutes of physical activity daily is recommended and 0 we recommend no sweetened beverages daily to make sure that your child has a decreased risk developing diabetes when they're older.

3. Backpack safety; do you guys remember going to high school and having that 20 pound backpack on your back we now know that's terrible for children's posture, and they're back they end up having back problems down the line, so we recommend that children have no more than 10 percent of their body weight in their backpack for child that weighs 100 pounds (ca. 45 kg) that's 10 pounds the children to learn to prioritize what they're putting in their backpack and if they find they need to bring home more than the recommended weight hitting a rolling backpack may be a good idea my next appearance is a good hand hygiene as pediatricians are often find those first few weeks of school to be very busy for us as well kids can.

4. With colds viruses and strep throat quite often remember kids have been away from each other all summer and been of collecting their own germs they come back to school and bring all those terms with them so children are exposed to a lot more germs during those first few weeks of school by a few tips like having good hand hygiene washing their hands for at least 60 seconds for child I can't count that well you might want to do your ABC's are sing Happy Birthday song while they wash their hands as a good guide.

5. My last and one of my most important tips for families is to warn your children about stranger danger the hearing things in the news way too often about child abductions these days one tip is to make sure that your children know to avoid strange people as well as strange animals when they're waiting at the bus stop away to be picked up from school if for some reason the parents aren't able to pick their child up from school, and they're sending a friend or another family member that friend or family should have a password they must correctly give that child before the child should be willing to go with them if someone comes up to your child and approaches them, and they don't have that password your child should be instructed to run to the dugout the nearest by that they feel comfortable with.

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